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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - July 2nd, 2021 (see details below). Come on down to Chinatown/Downtown from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (with after hour activities until 12:00 am) and visit the galleries and merchants and enjoy their impressive array of exhibits and events.
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Profiles Of The Month - JULY 2021
View profiles of the month and previous profiles of the month on FirstFridayHawaii.Com.
- Hawaii Craftsmen
- The ARTS At Marks Garage
- BAR 35
- Lanikai Sugar Co. - Susan Benay
- Black Cat Tattoo Studio
| FEATURED EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| EVENT - Downtown Art Center - Hawaii Craftsmen’s Raku Hoʻolauleʻa And The Plein Air Painters Of Oahu Present “Out In The Elements" At The Downtown Art Center, June 30-July 31 (7/2/2021 - See notes for times)|
Hawaii Craftsmen’s Raku Ho’olaule’a and The Plein Air Painters of Oʻahu will present a unique collaborative exhibition of Raku ceramics and Plein Air paintings created outdoors by Hawaii artists at the new Downtown Art Center in Chinatown. The show will feature work by members of the two artist organizations More...
| EVENT - The Arts At Marks Garage July 2021 First Friday (7/2/2021 - See notes for times)|
The ARTS at Marks Garage is a community arts center with a 1,000 sq. ft. gallery, a 1,000 sq. ft. theater, and a 1,000 sq. ft. office space founded in 2001. Marks is home to 13 performing and visual arts businesses including Youth Speaks Hawaii and Hawaii Shakespeare Festival. 45,000 visitors attend 13 exhibits and 150 performances each year. Please join us tomorrow for First Friday in Chinatown to view works by Hulda Esrason, an Icelandic artist based in Hawai'i, currently on display at Marks Garage now through the end of the month! More...
| State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) American Rescue Plan (ARP) Grants For Hawaii Artists And Cultural Practitioners|
The SFCA American Rescue Plan (ARP) Recovery Grant supporting eligible Hawai i artists and cultural practitioners opens August 1, 2021 and closes September 30, 2021. The grant request amount is $7,225 and there is no match requirement. More...
| EVENT - Bar 35 - First Friday! (7/2/2021 - 4pm-12am)|
Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. More...
| EVENT - FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS - COVID-19 ALERT! (COVID-19 ALERT - See notes / visit website)|
Please note some venues will be closed or operating in a limited capacity (take out only, social distancing, etc). Please visit the venue's related website to confirm their plans for First Friday. Please check out our news section for latest updates. Stay Safe!. More...
| NEWS - Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JULY 2021 Newsletter|
The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i. More...
| Kapiʻolani Community College - Free Computer Training in Digital Readiness - FREE 3 HOURS HAND ON CLASS AT KAIMUKI LIBRARY MONTH OF AUGUST 2021!|
Are you ready to embrace the Digital Age? Join us for this FREE 3-hour hands-on class for adults with little or no computer experience. Must be at least 18 years old.
Learn how to:
- Get started on a computer
- Connect to the Internet
- Setup an email account
After completion, participants will receive additional free online training resources! More...
| NEWS - FEATURED PROFILE -Hawaii Craftsmen|
A tradition of excellence. Hawai'i Craftsmen support high standards of quality among member craftsmen who work in clay, fiber, glass metal, mixed media and wood. Increasing awareness of fine crafts since 1966. More...
| NEWS - Midas Hawaii - We Take Care Of Everything|
TIRES. BRAKES. OIL. EVERYTHING. Click on link to get online specials and coupons. More...
| NEWS - A Grimm Arts Hawaii Launches New Website|
Hawaii Photographer Adam Grimm. Photo wall art design, consultation, portraits, headshots, photo shoots, studio rental and more. More...
| NEWS - Hawaii Theatre - COMING EVENTS|
Proclaimed as the "Pride of the Pacific," the beautiful Hawaii Theatre, built by the Consolidated Amusement Company, opened its doors September 6, 1922 in downtown Honolulu. More...
| EVENT - Next Door First Friday Featuring Live Art, Live Music, Food and More (7/2/2021 - See notes)|
Deep in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown is Nextdoor, Hawaii's underground art and music haven. From jazz and hip hop to electronic dance music, heavy metal, and everything in between, musical legends have called this concert hall home.'' More...
| NEWS - Waikiki Beach Activities at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Now Open with COVID-19 Safety Measures|
BOOK NOW! Book your activity, tour and lessons today! Reservations are secured on a first come, first serve basis. Get your request today. More...
| NEWS - Patrick Ching Hawaiian Art Newsletter JULY 2021|
Art tips, favorite photos, new TV show, new images, awards, class schedule, new online classes and much more. More...
| EVENT - HASR Wine Co. Wine Tasting (7/2/2021 - See notes for times)|
It's that time again...First Friday and the Chinatown Artwalk is on... Please stop in and taste great wines. More...
| SPECIAL EVENT - oNG kING Arts Center - The Founders Show : A Medicine Show + Roots Drum & Dance - Sun, July 25, 2021 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM HST|
We find ourselves again. The founders of oNG kING Arts Center, Jonathan Heraux and See, join the Sakura Arts Collective at the birth of expressive creation: 184 N.King St. More...
| The Draft Oahu Pedestrian Plan Is Available For The Public's Review - The City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services (DTS) is excited to publish the Draft Oahu Pedestrian Plan. The Draft Oahu Pedestrian Plan is Honolulu's first island-wide pedestrian plan that aims to create vibrant, safe, and accessible streets to enable those of all ages and abilities to get around safely and comfortably on foot. More...|
| Maintenance Scheduled For Kaneohe Stream - The City & County of Honolulu, Department of Facility Maintenance (DFM) will begin maintenance of K ne ohe (Kamo'oali'i) Stream between Luluku Road and Likelike Highway beginning July 12, 2021. More...|
| City To Implement New Police Enforcement Plan In Chinatown - Addressing immediate public health and safety concerns, Mayor Rick Blangiardi has authorized the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) to significantly increase its presence in Chinatown to shut down activity which is threatening the community and ensure compliance with COVID-19 emergency orders. More...|
| Section Of Pearl Harbor Bike Path Closed For Repairs - Repair work will be performed on the Waiawa Stream Bridge on the Pearl Harbor Bike Path, between Waipi'o Point Access Road and Lehua Avenue. More...|
| Honolulu Zoo Welcomes Four New Female Penguins - The Honolulu Zoo recently received four female African penguins. The first two females, Lutalo (7 years old) from Minnesota and Gayle (6 years old) from San Diego, were introduced to the flock of six male penguins earlier this week. The remaining two, Nandi (3 years old) from Minnesota and Barbara (2 years old) from San Diego, are in quarantine and will be integrated with the others on exhibit when cleared. More...|
| Kailua Skate Park Upgrades Begin Thanks To Community Donation - A community-led improvement project to upgrade the skate park at Kailua District Park began this week with volunteer skateboarders helping to remove the old obstacles More...|
| Eligible Homeowners Encouraged To Apply For Real Property Tax Credit Program - In an effort to provide financial relief for qualified homeowners on Oahu, the City and County of Honolulu is accepting applications for its Real Property Tax Credit Program for the 2022-2023 tax year. More...|
| HAWAIIAN GOLD JEWELRY SALE 22% OFF EVERYTHING|
Hawaii Gold Jewelry .com Sale has been has been launched . Take advantage of the great opportunity. Hawaiian Gold Jewelry..made in Hawaii. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and free Shipping.! More...
| City Sells General Obligation Bonds At Historically Low Interest Rates - The City and County of Honolulu successfully sold $742 million of General Obligation Bonds to the public. More...|
| Pilot Program To Allow Kama‘āina Entry Into Hanauma Bay Without A Reservation - In an effort to accommodate local residents, while maintaining the improved marine environment created by a reduced number of people in the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will launch a pilot program allowing Hawai'i residents to enter the bay without a reservation. The purpose of this pilot program is to see if the total number of people coming to the bay remains manageable. More...|
| Free Mini Portrait Shoots - Hawaii photographer Adam Grimm @ DADA Salon At The Ala Moana Hotel - July 31, 2021 11am - 4pm|
A Grimm Arts Hawaii Photography Studio / Adam Grimm @ DADA Salon At the Ala Moana Hotel for free mini portrait shoots. More...
| EVENT - Scarlet Honolulu - First Fridays 21+ (7/2/2021 - 7PM-12AM)|
SCARLET BAR AND DANCE CLUB - A Night club with an energetic and alluring atmosphere that will get anyones toes tapping. Let us introduce you to the wizards behind the the curtain of our 'pink' emerald city. More...
| EVENT - Hank's Cafe Honolulu - Big Trouble in Little Chinatown (7/2/2021 - See notes for times)|
First Friday party! More...
| EVENT - Black Cat Tattoo Studio (7/2/2021 - See notes for times)|
Honolulu's only Tattoo Parlor-Art Gallery,featuring a wide variety of creative ,original art on a monthly basis Celebrating First Friday's with live tattooing, live music,amazing artist ... and cocktails! More...
| NEWS - City Announces Independence Day Holiday Schedule|
City and County of Honolulu offices will be closed on Monday, July 5 to observe the Independence Day holiday. More...
| NEWS - Waikiki Aquarium Reopening July 1st, 2021|
Founded in 1904, the Waikiki Aquarium is the second oldest public aquarium in the United States. A part of the University of Hawai`i at Manoa since 1919, it is located next to a living reef on the Waikiki shoreline. More...
| NEWS - Downtown Art Center - Hawaii Craftsmen’s Raku Hoʻolauleʻa And The Plein Air Painters Of Oahu Present “Out In The Elements" At The Downtown Art Center, June 30-July 31|
Hawaii Craftsmen’s Raku Ho’olaule’a and The Plein Air Painters of Oʻahu will present a unique collaborative exhibition of Raku ceramics and Plein Air paintings created outdoors by Hawaii artists at the new Downtown Art Center in Chinatown. The show will feature work by members of the two artist organizations. More...
| EVENT - Bar Elixrs - BAR & LOUNGE (7/2/2021 - See notes for times)|
Bar Elixrs Intimate lit bar and lounge serving authentic Mexican fusion food, Cocktails, live sports, music & guest DJ's. Open 3pm to close Mon - Sat. More...
| NEWS - JALPAK HAWAII - "Remote tour in Shikoku" - Watch Trailer!|
JALPAK HAWAII would like to introduce the "Remote tour in Shikoku" to people who cannot travel to Japan. The "Remote tour in Shikoku" is an online virtual bus tour using Zoom. $25.00 (1 Zoom user / 1 Device). More...
| NEWS - JULY 2021 FIRE SAFETY TIP - How To Keep Children Safe From Fire|
Learning about fire safety can help your child know how to protect themselves in the event of a fire. More...
| NEWS - Holo Cards To Replace Paper Passes For Thebus Starting July 1, 2021|
The City and County of Honolulu's Department of Transportation Services (DTS) is reminding the public that HOLO cards will be replacing paper TheBus passes starting next month. The HOLO card delivers added convenience for people who ride TheBus. More...
| NEWS - City Expands Free Covid-19 Testing To State Workers|
Today, the City and County of Honolulu through an agreement with the National Kidney Foundation of Hawai'i Consortium has expanded free COVID-19 testing to State workers (including legislators) and their family members (must be of the same household). Those eligible can take advantage of test kits being made available at the City's Mobile Lab at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. More...
| NEWS - City Park Pools Returning To Regular Lap Swim Procedures|
Beginning today, Thursday, July 1, COVID-19 restrictions on lap swim will be removed from all City park pools. This includes restoring the regular amount of lanes per pool and walk-in, first-come-first-served public access. More...
| NEWS - Public Urged To Report Storm Water Concerns Like Flooding, Drainage Or Stream Issues To The City|
Two surveys are open until mid-July to collect public input on Oahu storm water management as the City & County of Honolulu (City) develops a Storm Water Master Plan. Residents can mark the locations of local storm water concerns like flooding and stream maintenance using a simple mapping tool and weigh in on priorities such as water quality, flood prevention, and infrastructure needs. More...
| NEWS - The ARTS at Marks Garage - JULY 2021 - First Friday and More!|
Find out what's happening this month at The ARTS at Marks! More...
| NEWS - City To Extend Hours For Renewing Driver's Licenses And State IDs|
Extended hours are the latest step in renewed efforts on Oahu to meet growing public demand for driver's licenses, learner's permits and state identification cards. More...
| Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar JULY 2 2021|
last update: DATE/TIME Interactive map of event calendar. More...
| NEWS - Sell Your Car FAST! - Honolulu, Hawaii, 96819 (Off Nimitz Highway)|
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| NEWS - Used Cars For Sale with Photos In Oahu Honolulu, Hawaii by I Buy Cars Today .com|
Used cars for sale on the island of Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii. Our customers can count on quality used cars, great prices, and a knowledgeable sales staff. WHY BUY FROM US? 1) 3 Day Return/Exchange Policy 2) 90-day Mechanical Repair Guarantee 3) Haggle Free Buying. More...
| NEWS - FREE Home Fire Safety Assessment and 167 Piece Emergency Preparedness Kit From Hero Fire Protection|
Learn how to protect from a fire disaster! This program is FREE for your entire family and could mean the difference in saving your loved ones in the event of a fire emergency. HERO Fire Protection will also provide you with a FREE Emergency Preparedness Kit ($60 value) More...
| NEWS - R & C Roofing Contractors Roof Discount Coupon Deal Sales Offers - Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii - (Lic. #C 33642)|
NEED A NEW ROOF? We have great roof purchase online special offers.
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| NEWS - Best Waikiki Sail, Boat & Snorkeling Tours at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort|
You will love this catamaran cruises in Waikiki. From breakfast sails to moonlight evening sails. Snorkeling, swimming and so much more. Make your online reservation today! More...
| NEWS - Best Surf Lessons In Waikiki at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort|
Learn to surf where Hawaiian royalty and legendary watermen like Duke Kahanamoku surfed. Our professional instructors will get you up and riding on your very first lesson! Our instructors are state licensed and certified in first aid and CPR. More...
| NEWS - Midas Hawaii - Exclusive SUMMER SALE Oil Change Online Specials Auto-Repair & Service|
Buy online in advance and save BIG from Midas Hawaii. Oil changes, tire rotations, system flushes, safely checks, gift certificates and much more... More...
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| MBC Website Clients Featured JULY 2021 Newsletters |
VIEW MacBusiness Consulting/Ernest Abrams website clients featured newsletters for JULY 2021
Honolulu Dentist Newsletter July 2021
New dental video tips, published articles, Honolulu dentist staff profiles, special offers and more... More...
The Mail Box Postal Service of Honolulu Hawaii Newsletter July 2021
Mailing tips and resources, mailbox news, feature services, new offers and more... More...
Midas Hawaii Auto Repair & Service Newsletter July 2021
We focus on sharing with you great videos and tips on how to SAVE MONEY, maintain your vehicle and stay safe on the road. Also new online products and more. More...
Pack and Ship - Honolulu, Hawaii Newsletter July 2021
Packing, shipping and freight news, events, offers, tips from Pack and Ship Hawaii - Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii.
RC Roofing Contractor Company Oahu Honolulu, Hawaii Newsletter July 2021
Latest roofing news, events, offers, tips and more from Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii roofing contractor Company RC Roofing Hawaii.
Hawaii Artist Hank Taufaasau Newsletter July 2021
Latest news, events, new art and more from Hawaii Artist Hank Taufaasau.
Waikiki Beach Activities Newsletter July 2021
Latest Waikiki Beach news, events, offers, tips from Waikiki Beach Activities the ambassadors of ALOHA.
HERO Home Fire Safety Protection Honolulu, Hawaii Newsletter July 2021
Get the latest news, tips, videos on fire protection and safety solutions in Honolulu, Hawaii on the island of Oahu.
Buy Sell Cars Today - Oahu Honolulu, Hawaii Newsletter July 2021
Buying, selling used cars news, events, offers, tips from I Buy Cars Today Hawaii - Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii.
A Grimm Arts Photography Studio Honolulu, Hawaii Newsletter July 2021
Get the latest news from Hawaii photographer Adam Grimm (A Grimm Arts Hawaii). Photography, portraits, headshots, studio rental, photo restorations and much more. Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii
| Patrick Ching Hawaiian Art Newsletter JULY 2021 |
Art tips, favorite photos, new TV show, new images, awards, class schedule, new online classes and much more.
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| PROFILES OF THE MONTH|
(Back to the top) - 5 great profiles of this month
| Hawaii Craftsmen (808)521-3282|
A tradition of excellence. Hawai'i Craftsmen support high standards of quality among member craftsmen who work in clay, fiber, glass metal, mixed media and wood. Increasing awareness of fine crafts since 1966.
| The ARTS At Marks Garage (808) 521-2903|
The ARTS at Marks Garage is a community arts center with a 1,000 sq. ft. gallery, a 1,000 sq. ft. theater, and a 1,000 sq. ft. office space founded in 2001. Marks is home to 13 performing and visual arts businesses including Youth Speaks Hawaii and Hawaii Shakespeare Festival. 45,000 visitors attend 13 exhibits and 150 performances each year.
| BAR 35 (808) 537-3535|
Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. Check out cool video on right menu
| Lanikai Sugar Co. - Susan Benay 808-282-3090|
The Largest Distributor of Matted Photographs featuring Scenes of Hawaii! @ The Art Board 11/2/2007
| Black Cat Tattoo Studio 808.524.7580|
A place for ART and INK
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| Full List Current Events and Exhibits Calendar|
Check out our full list of upcoming exhibits, shows and events for the next First Friday. More...
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